Akin to a heartbeat pumping blood at full speed, natural energy surges through the music of IAMTHELIVING. The London-born and Vancouver-based singer, songwriter, producer, and performer aka Rian Peters infuses alternative R&B with mystique, emotion, soul, and spirit in equal measure. During 2019, he introduced himself as IAMTHELIVING with the independent debut, In This Thing Called Life EP. Catching fire, it notably garnered a JUNO Award nomination in the category of “Traditional R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.” Meanwhile, he received nods for “R&B Artist of the Year” at the Western Canadian Music Awards in 2020 and 2021 in addition to appearing on numerous national television shows in Canada. Plus, he joined forces with Teon Gibbs on the JNGL EP. 2023 saw him ink a deal with Nettwerk Music Group.